Explorations in Mixology Cocktails Drinking

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Portland Bar Review: Toro Bravo

Arguably one of our favorite restaurants in Portland, Toro Bravo delivers a solid cocktail program in addition to delicious food. They offer a wide selection of sherry by the glass

Portland Bar Review: Rum Club

It’s small, it has a lovely outdoor patio area, and the drinks are great! What more could you ask for? There is obviously an emphasis on rum, but they can

Portland Bar Review: Park Kitchen

Cocktails on tap, house tonic, and delicious food make for a great combination at Park Kitchen. Try the Rye Chai or the Bourbon Bijou. We like sitting at the bar,

Portland Bar Review: Oven & Shaker

We are not sure what we like more, the artisan wood-fired pizza or the cocktails. I guess that’s the point at Oven & Shaker. The menu is divided into sections:

Portland Bar Review: Pepe le Moko

What was old and embarrassing is new and delicious at Pepe Le Moko, Jeffrey Morgenthaler’s not-so-secret speakeasy mini bar downstairs from Clyde Common. Here you will find a short but

Portland Bar Review: Little Bird Bistro

If the food at Little Bird isn’t reason enough to call this your favorite restaurant, the drinks aren’t going to stop you. The intelligent bar program keeps pace with the

Portland Bar Review: Clyde Common

Managed by Oregon legend, Jeffrey Morgenthaler, the bar program at Clyde Common is second to none. They have a great selection of spirits with an emphasis on American whiskey. The

Raspberry Cocktails

There are so many ways to use fruit in cocktails. Muddling fresh produce may be the easiest, but you can also freeze it for use off-season. More traditional options include

Negroni Week 2014

It’s Negroni Week all over the world! It started on June 2nd and extends throughout the week to June 8th. At current count, 1271 participating bars are donating a portion of the